Examples of grande dame in a Sentence
the city's grandes dames still hold considerable sway in its cultural life
Recent Examples of grande dame from the Web
The first photo of Meryl Streep on the set of Season 2 of Big Little Lies reveals so little and yet so much about how cinema’s grande dame will fit into HBO’s Monterey mom melodrama.
After five years and $30 million, The Adelphi, an 1877 colonial building with stately columns and a gleaming white façade on Broadway, the main thoroughfare, is Saratoga’s grande dame once more.
Even the city's grande dame hotels are getting into the wellness game.
Her mother is Deedie Rose, the Texas art collector and Dallas grande dame.
At 88, Cleveland's grande dame of theater keeps moving forward, with a full playbill of shows on the horizon.
Since opening in 1941, the 59-room Wort has been the grande dame of downtown Jackson.
And then there's the grande dame, Lady Edith (Glenn Close), a shotgun-wielding aunt who pops up every now and again to elucidate some themes with glorious double entendres.
Centrally located, with a fine spa, this grande dame lacks nothing.
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Origin and Etymology of grande dame
First Known Use: 1775See Words from the same year
GRANDE DAME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grande dame for English Language Learners
: a usually old woman who is highly admired or respected
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